In the Community to Serve
Montana-Dakota Utilities is in the community to serve. Beyond providing safe and reliable energy service, MDU seeks to meet the needs of our communities through financial and time resources. Our employees are the backbone of this commitment as they selflessly serve our friends and neighbors.
Click below for more information on specific organizations we support.
Therapeutic Riding for Heart and Soul (TR 4 Heart and Soul)
MDU has been a proud sponsor of TR 4 Heart and Soul since 2019. Employees serve the organization through fundraising and volunteering at annual events (Blue Jeans and Black Tie Affair, Salsa Contest, and Holiday Parties).
Learn more about TR 4 Heart and Soul by clicking here.
Tough Enough to Wear Pink
Employees at our MDU Rapid City office have participated in Tough Enough to Wear Pink since 2016 and has conducted a donation match for the local John T Vucurevich Cancer Care Institute through Monument Health.
Learn more about Tough Enough to Wear Pink by clicking here.
United Way Day of Caring
Learn more about United Way of the Black Hills by clicking here.
Learn more about the Club for Boys by clicking here.
Ronald McDonald House Charities
Learn more about Ronald McDonald House Charities of Bismarck by clicking here.
Mandan Youth Wrestling Club
Montana-Dakota Utilities Field Operations Supervisor, Ben Zachmeier, has been a volunteer coach with the Mandan Wrestling Club since 2016 and was elected to the Board of Directors in 2017.
MDU is proud to sponsor the Mandan Wrestling Club with resources for tournaments.
Learn more about the Mandan Wrestling Club by clicking here.
Pink It Forward
Pink It Forward is a non-profit that MDU Safety & technical Training Supervisor, RueAnn Gallagher, and 3 of her family members started 9 years ago to send care packages (free of charge) to those going through treatments or surgeries related to breast cancer. The Gallagher family has dealt with breast cancer first-hand and they wanted to give back to those going through the same things they had been through.
MDU is a hole sponsor at the Pink It Forward Glow-in-the-Dark Golf Event when the event is held.
MDU also supports Pink It Forward through employees volunteering their time to help out at other events, such as Designer Purse Bingo, and helping with printing projects.
Learn more about Pink It Forward and how to get involved by clicking here.
Abused Adult Resource Center | Hope for the Holiday Campaign
MDU Customer Systems Manager, Sonya Wald, has served as leader/coordinator of the campaign since 2013. Sonya has been able to grow this program and MDU’s involvement each year with 2021 being the largest year so far. MDU/MDUR had 41 departments across the organization participate; sponsoring 67 families consisting of 162 individual people.
Learn more about the Abused Adult Resource Center and the Hope for the Holiday Campaign by clicking here.
Elevate Rapid City
MDU has been a sponsor of Elevate Rapid City since 2019. MDU Region Director, Brandon Lance, serves on the Executive Board of Directors and has done so since 2020.
Learn more about Elevate Rapid City by clicking here.
Western ND Honor Flight
MDU is a direct supporter of Western ND Honor Flight through printing services and employee volunteers.
Learn more about Western ND Honor Flight by clicking here.
Touch a Truck | Mandan
Each year, MDU provides a utility truck for this event so kids young and old can learn more about the energy industry, and what it takes to keep energy delivery safe and reliable.
Learn more about Touch a Truck Mandan by clicking here.
Mondak Animal Rescue
- Prevention of cruelty to animals.
- Reduction of animal overpopulation through the prevention of unwanted births.
- Promotion of an aggressive adoption program which will seek suitable homes for animals without owners.
- Extension of humane education for the public.
MDU supports Mondak Animal Rescue through employee volunteers at annual events including supplying the company grill at all outdoor events.
MDU Senior Energy Services Representative, Lisa Patton, serves on the Board of Directors for Mondak Animal Rescue.
To learn more about Mondak Animal Rescue click here.